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These days, many people want to write a novel. They talk about it. They may even plan it in their head. Others will go as far as making notes. Several of them will even open a blank document and start writing. But very few of them will finish the manuscript. There’s no trick to finishing … Read moreFinish Your Manuscript
It’s common for fantasy stories to have a medieval backdrop – castles, men (or women) on horseback and fire torches instead of battery operated torches. Of course, writers don’t have to use this setting. They can do whatever they want, because it’s fantasy! That’s the beauty of the genre. Anyway, by accident I stumbled on … Read moreMedieval Demographics Made Easy
Varuna The Writers’ House is situated close to me, but I had never heard of it until today. I’ve spent some time today going through the awards, competitions and events and feel this website could be useful to me. I have already put my name forward to be added to their mailing list. Unfortunately, they … Read moreVaruna The Writers’ House
All serious writers will eventually purchase a copy of their country’s writers marketplace. Most countries have them, as far as I’m aware, but they might have slightly different names. Over the years, I’ve purchase a couple of these reference books. The first time I hardly used the book as I was over eager and purchased … Read moreAustralian Writers Marketplace Online
Publishers Weekly – International Book & Bookselling News, Reviews, Bestsellers – is a website that acts as a news room for the publishing industry. Visitors to the site can see what’s happening, where it’s happening and to whom. I’ve seen articles about new publishers looking for submissions, indie authors cracking into mainstream publishing and the … Read morePublishers Weekly
As a writer I’m always looking for new resources, so when I came across this website I had to share it here. The website is called Resource Central Directory – World Resources for All – Study, Learn, & Research. This site is jam-packed with links to reference sites on a large variety of subjects; including … Read moreResource Central Directory
Struggling Writer is always supplying his readers with great links, so I wasn’t surprised when I saw this one – BBC – Get Writing. There are informative courses for beginners, intermediate and advanced writers in the Mini-Courses section. Also, if you browse The Craft, you’ll find heaps of helpful articles on all aspects of writing…including … Read moreBBC – Get Writing